The Nazi Anatomists.
"How the corpses of Hitler's victims are still haunting modern science—and American abortion politics."
Couples from Western countries, such as Australia
, the US
, and the UK
are turning to surrogates in India
to carry their babies. [more inside]
"The next president of the United States of America will control a $150 billion annual research budget, 200,000 scientists, and 38 major research institutions and all their related labs. This president will shape human endeavors in space
, bioethics debates, and the energy landscape of the 21st century." With the coming election, the AAAS
has created a new website
and devoted a section of their journal Science
to the Democratic
candidates' positions on science
issues. But to help further clarify their positions
, some people are calling
for the candidates to have a presidential debate on science and technology
. [Via The Intersection and Wired Science.]
U.S. military practices genetic discrimination in denying benefits.
"Those medically discharged with genetic diseases are left without disability or retirement benefits. Some are fighting back."
A number of articles
are being published
regarding a Washington
family's controversial decision to administer a series of medical procedures that will prevent their developmentally disabled daughter from growing. The family has now created a blog
to discuss their side of the issue regarding an ongoing debate
in bioethics circles.